A hand recount of the presidential race in Georgia’s closely watched election audit has turned up 2,600 previously uncounted votes in one county.
“The reason you do an audit is to find this kind of thing,” Gabriel Sterling, who oversaw the implementation of the new election system for the secretary of state’s office, said Monday night.
President Trump could see a gain of about 800 net votes from the newly discovered ballots in Floyd County.
The error occurred because county election officials failed to upload votes from a memory card in a ballot scanning machine, Sterling said, adding that he believed Floyd County’s elections director should resign. Read more…